Category: Personal Development

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Your strength can be a weakness

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Every coin has two sides. The strengths that bring you success can also bring you down. It happens because you may use those strengths even when they are a poor choice for the situation or when they rub others the wrong way. It happens because you can become prideful and don’t encourage the contributions of other  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Go beyond the company programs

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Your company probably has training programs. They may have a mentoring program or provide help with your leadership development. Wring every bit of value you can out of those programs, but do more. Follow up on the resources you hear about during training. Set up your own plan for development and improvement. Seek out  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Personal improvement in 90 days

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Wise observers from Peter Drucker to Jack Canfield suggest that 90 days is a productive amount of time to work on a self-improvement project. It seems long enough to make some significant progress. It’s short enough so you can re-evaluate regularly. Next time you want to establish a new habit, learn about a special  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Track your own performance

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Don’t depend on someone else to tell you how you’re doing. Don’t depend only on your gut-sense either. Track your performance on key indicators to improve your results. Track your performance on the items on your To Do list. Track key activities that you know lead to success. Track your Key Performance  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: First smooth, then fast

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Your world moves really fast and that can tempt you to try to do new things too quickly. If you want to master a new technique or process, don’t try to go fast right away. Take time to master the process and work out the kinks. Then gradually increase your speed. When you learn a new process or technique remember:  »  Read More

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